Road to the Marathon 2016? No, now a Half Marathon!

23/8/15 - Well I have, for a third time, applied to run The London Marathon 2016 a month or so back, and have started my training, just in case I actually get accepted! The most I have ever run is 10 miles, the Cabbage Patch Run in Twickenham a year or so back. To kick start my slow runnings, I am starting with a weekly 3km around my home town, and... READ MORE

  • Jan0120167:37 p.m.

    Where was I? Oh yeah, a half marathon to do.... Latest

    Well, it has been a little while since I posted an update, mainly due to my disappointment in not getting into the VMLM, and then the festive season kicked in. ...


  • Oct0520157:05 p.m.

    Oh dear.....still I have a Half Marathon booked....

    Firstly can I congratulate anyone who reads this and got a ballot place into the VLM 2016 very well done and enjoy the experience in April. I, for one, won't...

  • Sep2720158:31 p.m.

    Not long now.....

    I got an email from the VLM people, saying they are letting people know if they are in, or out, of the VLM 2016. I'm holding my breath now everytime an email...

  • Sep2020158:53 p.m.

    Half marathon booked!

    Well, I've done it and booked the Eastbourne HM. So, even if (as is likely) I don't make the VLM ballot, I have really got something to work towards now. Still...

  • Sep1320159:36 p.m.

    A month into my training....

    Well my slow start training regime continues with another 2 miles under my belt! Not proud of this, but at least it's consistent! Life and work just keep...

  • Sep0620158:24 p.m.

    Third week - Still slow but at least it's dry!

    6/9/15 - Third blog on my uncertain marathon journey, and I have got my ped app going at last (I am so technically unwashed!). Anyway, it said I ran 2 miles on...


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